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Thirty Girls - Part VI, Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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Part VI: Refuge opens with Chapter 12/Hospitality in Lacor, and after Jane and her traveling companions reach Gulu, they visit Dr. Carlo Marciano who invites them to stay with him. He tells them about coming to Gulu in 1956 with his wife, Medka, and starting the hospital which sometimes serves as a refugee camp. Ten years ago, Medka was infected with AIDS during an operation and hid her illness so she could continue practicing medicine until she died five years later.

After their host goes to bed, Jane follows Harry to the garden, and when he laments their fights and admits that he prefers to be alone since he is lonely either way, she is overwhelmed with the desire to keep him close. In bed, Jane thinks of Harry and the St. Mary's girls, coming to the conclusion that the world is messed...

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